POLICE in Mid Wales have warned about the dangers of not wearing suitable safety equipment while driving after a motorcyclist was stopped on the weekend wearing a skateboard helmet.

Dyfed Powys Police officers stopped a motorcyclist riding on the A40 at Llanhamlach, near Brecon, on Sunday afternoon.

The rider was also found to be in possession of an illegal registration plate.

Police tweeted: “Please ensure you are wearing approved helmets! They could save your life!”